Provide technical assistance in the implementation of the SEARCA-DA-BAR project on Upgrading the Calamansi Value Chain towards Improving the Calamansi Industry of Oriental Mindoro.
Minimum Requirements and Qualifications
Graduate of a 4-year degree course in Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness, Business Management, or related fields with 3 years work-related experience. knowledgeable in questionnaire design, conduct of surveys, participatory rapid appraisal, appropriate sources of data requirements, and data processing and analyses.
Terms of Reference
Assist the Project Leader in the day-to-day implementation of the project;
Coordinate pre- and post-activity arrangements for the project coordination meetings, workshops, field visits, and other activities;
Assist in the overall project documentation and in preparation of various reports for submission to DA-BAR and SEARCA;
Provide administrative and logistical support to the project, including monitoring of project budget utilization and disbursements; and
Perform other tasks that may be assigned from time to time by the Project Leader and/or the RDD Program Head.
Knowledgeable in questionnaire design, conduct of surveys, participatory rapid appraisal, appropriate sources of data requirements, and data processing and analyses
Knowledgeable in project processing, administration, accounting and general administration
Highly proficient in data/records management
Above average organizational, coordination, problem-solving and analytical skills
Strong organizational, monitoring, and coordination skills and ability to focus on multiple tasks at the same time
Proficient in computer software applications e.g., word processing, power point presentation, spreadsheets and database, and quantitative analytical tools.
Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal, and client orientation skills
Excellent organizational monitoring and coordination skills
Able to work effectively individually and with a team and from different cultural/national backgrounds
Innovativeness: seeks smart and creative solutions to emerging challenges
Flexibility/Adaptability to Change: work effectively with a variety of situations and adapt one’s thinking, behavior and style appropriately in dealing with change. Adapting to different ways of thinking and doing things in a quick and a positive manner
Professionalism: exemplifies high standards of professional behavior adhering to ethical as well as moral principles, values and standards of SEARCA
Effective Communication: conveys organized thoughts, listens diligently, and engages in formal or informal conversation or writing that is easily and clearly understood by the receiver or audience to acquire or relay information, and motivate people or change behavior
Team orientation: builds, develops and utilizes collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of the Center’s goals
Service orientation: anticipates and determines internal and external stakeholder’s needs and provide timely and relevant assistance
Attention to Detail: reports and records accurate information, spot errors in documents and other forms of written communication, and notices quality issues on various work projects
Problem Solving and Decision Making: addresses issues and concerns with decisive action based on a systematic process of problem analysis and solution-seeking
Program Planning and Development: identifies, prioritizes, and develops programs in support of the Center’s thrusts
Program Implementation and Management: leads, coordinates, manages, programs according to plans and the Center’s standards.
Monitoring and Evaluation: monitors and evaluates programs to ensure achievement of objectives
Highly innovative in developing core program-related projects and schemes.
Networking and Partnership Building: establishes and maintains networks and partnerships with foreign and local institutions and seek the support of people who can contribute to the achievement of goals
Knowledge/Learning Events Organizing: develops, designs, plans, and implements knowledge/learning events that articulate the Center’s thrusts
Interested applicants are requested to accomplish an Employment Application Form using the following link: http://searca.org/jobapp/ and return the same together with the other requirements.
Only applicants who meet all of the listed minimum qualifications will be considered.
Applications will be received not later than 14 November 2018 or until a suitable candidate is accepted/hired.